This book offers a comprehensive summary of the use of the Psalms at Qumran and the New Testament. Theses often focus on one particular Psalm (such as Psalm 118 in John) or New Testament passage (for example, Old Testament in Hebrews 1:5-12). This collection offers for the first time a set of studies which will offer an overview of the role and function of the Psalms in the first century. Each chapter considers matters of textual form, points of particular interest, and hermeneutics. Together, this collection forms an important research tool for Septuagintal and manuscript studies, first-century hermeneutics and the development of Christian apologetics and theology. The contributors are all specialists in their particular section of the New Testament/Qumran. In a number of cases, the particular chapter will be the first of its kind (such as Steve Moyise's discussion of Psalms in Revelation).
Table of Contents
Qumran George Brooke; Matthew Maarten Menken; Mark Rikki Watts; Luke-Acts Peter Doble; John Margaret Daly-Denton; Romans/Galatians Sylvia Keesmaat; 1&2 Corinthians Drake Williams; Ephesians/Colossians Thorsten Moritz; Hebrews Harold Attridge; 1 Peter Sue Woan; Revelation Steve Moyise; Conclusion Steve Moyise & Maarten Menken
Steve Moyise is Professor of New Testament at the University of Chichester and author of "The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation" (Sheffield, 1995) and "The Old" "Testament in the New "(Continuum, 2001). He is the series editor of The T&T Clark Approaches to Biblical Studies. Maarten J. J. Menken is Professor of New Testament Exegesis at the Faculty of Catholic Theology, University of Tilburg, The Netherlands